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Program Type: 
Thesis
Non Thesis
Course Code: 
MBA 508
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Objectives: 

The course aims to explain the entrepreneurship ecosystem and to donate students with the necessary knowledge and competencies for entrepreneurial activities.

In the context of the course, applied entrepreneurship training is provided via KOSGEB Support Program for Entrepreneurship. The students who pass the course will possess the right to receive “Attendance Certificate for Applied Entrepreneurship Training”. The suitable candidates will be able to access entrepreneurship grants and financing provided by KOSGEB.

Course Content: 

Definitions of entrenpreneurship, individual characteristics of entrepreneurs, creativity, innovativeness, innovativeness workshop, forming business idea, feasibility activities, elements of business plan, drafting a business plan, presenting business plan.

Teaching Methods: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Assessment Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Homework, C: Performance

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Öğretim Yöntemleri Ölçme Yöntemleri  
1) Explains the concepts of Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneur. 1,2,3 A,C  
2) Identifies the types of entrepreneurship 1,2,3 A,C  
3) Discusses the importance of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial culture. 1,2,3 A,C  
4) Identifies the steps of business idea generation. 1,2,3 A,C  
5) Explains creativity and innovativeness. 1,2,3 A,C  
6) Explains feasibility analysis, business model formation, commercialization steps. 1,2,3   A,C
7) Identifies the steps of business plan formation and presentation. 1,2,3   A,C

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Historical Development of Entrepreneurship and Turkey Chapter 1
2 Concepts of Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneur Chapter 2
3 Nature and Importance of Entrepreneurship Chapter 3
4 Fundamental Functions of Entrenpreneurship Chapter 4
5 Types of Entrepreneurship; Pros and Cons Chapter 5
6 Creativity and Innovation; Innovativeness Workshop Chapter 6
7 Forming Business Idea and Feasibility Chapter 7
8 Identifying Business Model+ Midterm Chapter 8
9 Fundamental Steps of Commercialization and Success Factors in Start-ups Chapter 9
10 Concept and elements of a business plan; Sector and Market Research, Marketing Chapter 10
11 Concept and elements of a business plan; Production and Planning Chapter 11
12 Concept and elements of a business plan; Financial Planning Chapter 12
13 Business Plan Workshops  
14 Business Plan Presentation  

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Essentials od Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management,

Scarborough, Norman M., Pearson Education

Additional Resources  

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments Formation of Business Idea

Formation of Business Model

Presentation

Exams 1 Midterm, 1 Final

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 30
Simulation 1 40
Case Analysis Presentation and Case Report 1 30
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   60
Total   100

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students learn the essential body of knowledge in business management (functions of management: organization theory: policy and strategy: information, technology and operations management; human capital management; accounting; finance; marketing; economics; and an integrated perspective) and apply them in business life.       X  
2 Students can apply business theories and methods by gaining expertise in at least one of the areas; accounting and finance, management, marketing or human resources management.       X  
3 Students with their research methodologies knowledge can choose the appropriate methods for data gathering and analyzing and can understand and interpret the results, studies and reports.   X      
4 Students gain the required qualifications to make strategic decisions and to take the leader role.       X  
5 Students have the tendency to take active role in team work and can contribute to the team consciously.     X    
6 Students can evaluate information coming from different disciplines, combine those information and they have an interdisciplinary viewpoint.     X    
7 Students have the responsibility and knowledge to conduct independent and original studies both in business and academic arena.   X      
8 Students can follow the local and global business environment dynamics and interpret them.       X  
9 Students understand business ethics and social responsibility concepts     X    
10 Students have required the English proficiency to follow the current events and improvements in their professional area and to communicate their ideas in international business arena.         X
11 Students should understand the importance of lifelong learning to maintain personal and professional development.       X  
12 Students should demonstrate that they have the discipline and responsibility to conduct an independent study, project, research       X  
13 Students can demonstrate that they have the commercial law knowledge which is shaping the global business world and though these they have the ability to reach a solution.   X      

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Homework 2 24 48
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load     150
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     6
ECTS Credit of the Course